Welcome to Information Services (IS) - Undergraduates

Information Services provide IT and library services to registered users at Aberystwyth University, subject to Information Services Regulations and Guidelines.

To make use of our facilities you will need an Aberystwyth University IT account and an Aber Card.


Your Aber Card is used:

Once you have activated your IT account you should apply for your Aber card online so that it is ready for you when you arrive on campus.

Essential Library and IT Guide for new students

To find out more about Library and IT facilities please a look at our essential Library and IT guide for new students

Your introduction to Information Services

During Welcome Week we provide a range of activities to welcome new students and introduce our services so you can make the best use of them during your time here. These include:

  • help with activating your email account and connecting your devices to the University network
  • collection of Aber Cards
  • library tours
  • a library & IT presentation given by your subject librarian (part of the Welcome Week programme in your department or institute)

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An online resource to showcase library and IT facilities to support your studies will be emailed to you in advance of Welcome Week.

Further information: